The accident which occurred on Sunday morning, on the long bridge inward Lagos – Ibadan expressway has resulted in a traffic congestion.
The traffic congestion was caused by a fully laden fuel tanker which broke down on the outward section of Lagos – Ibadan Expressway spilling its content.
Motorists and commuters have since remained stranded as the gridlock spread to Otedola bridge, Ojodu, and other parts.
The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority according to a tweet on its official handle @followlastma said the traffic was caused as a result of the tanker spilling its content. See full tweets below.
The traffic situation is due to the tanker spilling fuel on the outward Lagos section of the expressways which needs to be transloaded. Traffic has been temporarily diverted to the inward Lagos section of the expressways. @TrafficChiefNG @Gidi_Traffic pic.twitter.com/HxN2oMo7AE
— LASTMA (@followlastma) August 19, 2018
Traffic has been temporarily diverted to the inward Lagos section of the expressway while rescue operations are ongoing.